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Published: 10 March 2019

384 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198829423

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Cicero, Greek Learning, and the Making of a Roman Classic

Caroline Bishop

  • Examines all of Cicero's adaptations from Greek together as a coherent unit, encompassing works in every genre in which he wrote
  • Offers detailed accounts of the Hellenistic reception of Aratus, Plato, Demosthenes, and Aristotle, allowing the intellectual contributions of these Greek scholars to be more accessible
  • Argues for the revisionist view that classicism was an important factor in Roman literature prior to the Augustan period
  • Includes translations of all Latin and Greek, ensuring accessibility to readers at all levels of familiarity with ancient languages

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